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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Washington, DC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Washington, DC are 8.72% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Washington, DC are 16.94% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Washington, DC are 25.81% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Washington, DC are 17.63% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Washington, DC are 8.30% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Washington, DC is 13.09% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 65.00 $      -18.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 $ 4.31 $      +1.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 1.93 $      -6.74 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.59 $ 1.69 $      +6.27 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.00 $ 3.66 $      -8.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.90 $ 2.91 $      +0.51 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.26 $ 2.00 $      -38.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.06 $ 3.21 $      +4.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.70 $ 5.67 $      -0.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.90 $ 5.07 $      +3.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.80 $ 6.31 $      -7.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.62 $ 2.36 $      -9.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.12 $ 0.72 $      -35.83 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.12 $ 2.08 $      -1.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 $ 2.06 $      -9.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.22 $      -7.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.34 $ 1.44 $      +7.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.18 $ 2.31 $      +5.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $ 2.29 $      -1.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 16.00 $      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.54 $ 3.50 $      +37.70 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 4.00 $      +45.45 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 8.79 $      -32.38 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $ 200.00 $      +65.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.56 $ 2.45 $      -4.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.00 $      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.66 $ 2.50 $      -5.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 20,000.00 $      -13.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,831.12 $ 20,970.56 $      +5.75 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.16 $ 114.67 $      -8.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -6.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.47 $ 64.15 $      +9.73 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.04 $ 61.17 $      -16.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 47.50 $ 19.62 $      -58.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 13.50 $      -10.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,754.55 $ 1,870.00 $      +6.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,166.67 $ 18,000.00 $      -40.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.91 $ 51.17 $      -3.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.15 $ 34.62 $      -19.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.25 $ 79.25 $      -10.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.11 $ 116.20 $      +0.07 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,076.13 $ 2,125.32 $      -30.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,870.48 $ 1,631.99 $      -12.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,916.16 $ 3,942.50 $      -33.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,356.78 $ 2,850.00 $      -15.10 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,227.23 $ 560.26 $      -54.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 656.59 $ 265.55 $      -59.56 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,875.82 $ 4,580.22 $      -6.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 3.79 3.68      -2.87 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:534224
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD